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Kasteel Heemstede

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Heemsteedseweg 20, Houten, The Netherlands
+31-30-2722207
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very good food in an amazing place

When dining at this restaurant, you will be amazed by the quality of the food as well of the quality of the wine. Chef van Doorn introduced us to some new combinations of tastes. The ambiance in this restaurant gives you the idea that you are dining in a very old and classy place. The price quality... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
Alex v
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  • Romantic
  • Doing business
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

When dining at this restaurant, you will be amazed by the quality of the food as well of the quality of the wine. Chef van Doorn introduced us to some new combinations of tastes. The ambiance in this restaurant gives you the idea that you are dining in a very old and classy place. The price quality ratio is extremely... More 

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San Francisco, California
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Located outside Utrecht, this elegant restaurant is housed on the lower floor of a refurbished 17th century mansion/palace, surrounded by a moat and gardens. We chose the "surprise menu" which can be 4-6 courses. The 4 course was 65 Euros, which includes all charges, no tip expected. Two excellent, finely presented amuse bouche, preceded our first course of scallop along... More 

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UK
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We had a very good lunch and the quality was excellent, great location for a special event. Could have done with a little more atmosphere

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Utrecht
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56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I had a hard time scoring three or four stars. Finally settled for four, because I did have an excellent meal and a great evening. It's just that I expected more... The food was great, but a bit on the conservative side; no surprises. For the amount we paid (100+ euros per person), I felt a bit let down. We've... More 

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Heemstede Holland
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20 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

The Restaurant (1 Michelin Star) is situated in the lower store of this magnificent castle. A little bit confusing to find it when it is dark outside. Use your navigation system! Lot of Parkingsides available. The reception is very welcoming. There are some intimate "rooms" for lunch or dining. A nice terrace outside. The menu offers several good options (choice... More 

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IJsselstein, The Netherlands
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

What a friendly place with great food! It is located in a castle surrounded with park. Right next to terrace, pond with swan couple, creating just perfect view for you. Food was just great, staffs very friendly and service minded. Enjoyed so much and wish to go back again soon.

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houten
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95 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

We always wanted to go to this place, but it is quite expensive. Be aware of that! However....now we have been there, we find it absolute value for money! The food is delicious and when you take the wine arrangement, you get for every dish the wine that matchies perfectly with the dish. Of you have a special occasion ,this... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Having visited the restaurant a number of times I can say I've always been satisfied with the quality and fantastic service. The only quibble I have would be with the pricing which is just a little extreme.

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21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Had the set dinner menu. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Interesting and extensive wine list. They are happy to accommodate specific dietary wishes. Very pleasant and peaceful setting. Waiters/waitresses are friendly but would benefit from some guidance.

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Grimbergen, Belgium
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Went with a friend last saturday. Since it was the evening before they went on holiday, there was only one menu and it was fabalous. Especially the Saint-Jacobs scallops with truffel, the duck and the fish. We also took the accompanying wines and they matched perfectly, even the rose from Portugal. If you want to go to a beautiful restaurant... More 

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Additional Information about Kasteel Heemstede

Address: Heemsteedseweg 20, Houten, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31-30-2722207
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Utrecht Province  >  Houten
Average Prices: USD 34 - 135
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Heemsteedseweg 20, Houten, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Utrecht Province  >  Houten
  • Phone Number: +31-30-2722207

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 34 - 135
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business

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